Jane E. B. Reusch, Judith G. Regensteiner, Kerry J. Stewart, Aristidis Veves
Humana; 2nd edition
Now in a fully revised and updated 2nd edition; editing and written by leading experts in the field; this comprehensive and practical textbook; Diabetes and Exercise: From Pathophysiology to Clinical Implementation brings together the latest guidelines and recommendations on the benefits of exercise and physical activity in the management of diabetes and its complications; providing both the practitioner and researcher with evidence-based information that is both theoretically and clinically useful. Part 1 sets the stage by discussing the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. The physiological effects of exercise in type 2 diabetes are covered in part 2; covering molecular mechanisms; sex differences; adiposity; cardiovascular consequences; and musculoskeletal changes. Part 3 addresses practical issues that are essential in order to safely engage patients with diabetes in exercise-related research protocols and clinical programs; including DPP and LOOK Ahead; behavioral changes; nutrition; and guidelines for exercise testing. The final section examines special considerations for exercise in people with diabetes; such as those with cardiac issues; neuropathy; and peripheral artery disease.
Taken together; Diabetes and Exercise; 2nd Edition (PDF) brings together the latest information and thought leaders in the field to create a unique and useful etextbook for all researchers; clinicians; and therapists working to integrate physical activity into their management strategies for the increasing number of diabetic patients.